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OPANA ER

AT A GLANCE: THIS DRUG IN 2012

283K
Medicare Part D Claims
$162M
Retail Cost

Cost by state

State Claims Cost
Tennessee 29,573 $16.2M
North Carolina 27,086 $15M
Pennsylvania 21,196 $11.2M
Florida 19,244 $11.3M
California 16,128 $11.7M
Ohio 16,080 $8.71M
New York 15,159 $9.53M
Michigan 11,782 $9.15M
Indiana 9,247 $5.61M
Texas 8,871 $4.65M
Virginia 8,116 $4.26M
Kentucky 7,532 $4.04M
Georgia 6,258 $3.1M
Louisiana 6,153 $3.31M
West Virginia 5,737 $3.2M
New Jersey 5,394 $3.13M
South Carolina 4,899 $2.52M
Oklahoma 4,844 $2.93M
Alabama 4,782 $2.48M
Missouri 4,632 $2.42M
Arizona 3,841 $2.16M
Illinois 3,645 $1.7M
Maryland 3,635 $2.02M
Nevada 3,508 $1.88M
Colorado 3,301 $1.89M
Connecticut 2,892 $2.05M
Mississippi 2,808 $1.47M
Oregon 2,424 $1.36M
Washington 2,400 $1.23M
Wisconsin 2,248 $1.21M
Kansas 2,146 $1.06M
Arkansas 2,116 $1.09M
Utah 1,748 $954K
Massachusetts 1,571 $1.28M
Hawaii 1,434 $504K
Delaware 1,246 $740K
New Mexico 1,183 $678K
Maine 1,140 $513K
Idaho 1,024 $555K
Iowa 975 $522K
Nebraska 950 $493K
New Hampshire 901 $484K
Rhode Island 541 $387K
Minnesota 518 $280K
Vermont 508 $275K
South Dakota 483 $234K
Montana 379 $175K
Alaska 230 $114K
Wyoming 141 $57.7K
North Dakota 135 $73.3K
District of Columbia 57 $41.3K
About This Data

ProPublica obtained prescribing data from Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, known as Part D, under the Freedom of Information Act. The data for 2012 includes more than 1.2 billion prescriptions written by nearly 1.5 million doctors, nurses and other providers. This database lists about 382,000 of those providers who wrote 50 or more prescriptions for at least one drug that year. Almost three-fourths went to patients 65 and older; the rest were for disabled patients. Methodology »

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Top prescribers for OPANA ER

Provider Medicare Claims City State
DAVID MORGAN DO

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled62

PEMBROKE

Virginia

DON BIVINS MD

Neurology

Claims Filled110

BLACKSBURG

Virginia

CHARLES BONNER MD, MS, CRP

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled108

RICHMOND

Virginia

JOHN PELLEGRINI D.O.

Family Medicine

Claims Filled76

TAZEWELL

Virginia

ARUN SUN PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled60

ROANOKE

Virginia

JOEL MATCH MD

Obstetrics Gynecology

Claims Filled50

FALLS CHURCH

Virginia

MAHSIN HABIB M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled198

ASHBURN

Virginia

GALADRIEL PASTOR PA-C

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled52

ARLINGTON

Virginia

CLAY SINGLETON MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled100

NEWPORT NEWS

Virginia

COURTNEY ASH RN, FNP-C

Family Medicine

Claims Filled82

RICHMOND

Virginia

TRAVIS ROBILLARD PA

Physician Assistant

Claims Filled101

COLCHESTER

Vermont

BRIAN ERICKSON MD

Anesthesiology

Claims Filled57

BURLINGTON

Vermont

KIRSTEN BERGGREN FNP

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled52

WILLISTON

Vermont

MICHAEL CHEN D.O.

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled54

SANDY

Utah

DAVID BYRD MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled61

SALT LAKE CITY

Utah

SHEREEN ZAUGG APRN-C

Nurse Practitioner, Family

Claims Filled74

OGDEN

Utah

PATRICIA SALVATO M.D.

Internal Medicine

Claims Filled69

HOUSTON

Texas

DEBORAH FISHER MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled94

SHERMAN

Texas

SYBIL REDDICK MD

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled75

RED OAK

Texas

JERRY LEWIS MD

Pain Medicine

Claims Filled63

FRISCO

Texas

ASIM AIJAZ MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled50

AUSTIN

Texas

LUCI NGUYEN M.D.

Physical Medicine Rehabilitation

Claims Filled50

VICTORIA

Texas

SERGIO ALVARADO M.D.

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled106

SAN ANTONIO

Texas

CHRISTINE ANDERSON MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled89

GEORGETOWN

Texas

SRINAND MANDYAM MD

Interventional Pain Medicine

Claims Filled57

ROUND ROCK

Texas